Archive for November, 2016

HistoryQuest DC

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

The D.C. Historic Preservation Office hosts  HistoryQuest DC, a GIS-based web map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C. The historic data is easily retrievable and can be queried and mapped, providing a new tool for illustrating the city’s building history and patterns of urban development.

Village Voices – Lamson Murder Mystery

Posted on November 28th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Wednesday, January 3, 7 p.m. at the NE Branch Library, 330 7th St. NE.  Tom Zaniello will discuss his investigative book, “California’s Lamson Murder Mystery: Depression Era Case that Divided Santa Clara County”

Capitol Hill in New York Times

Posted on November 19th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

New York Times reports on Capitol Hill in 11/20/2016 real estate section

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Replacement front doors for Capitol Hill houses

Posted on November 13th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Recently CHRS received several questions on what is an appropriate type of  replacement door and where to buy one. Here are some ideas:  

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Holiday Crafts for Children

Posted on November 12th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS will host a free jewelry making activity in the Eastern Market North Hall from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 27.

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Zoning Administrator – Preservation Cafe

Posted on November 12th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Matt Le Grant, the District’s Zoning Administrator, discussed the new zoning regulations on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Ebenezers Coffee House, 2nd and F Streets NE. slides

Village Voices – Religious Architecture

Posted on November 1st, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Religious Architecture—Uniting Faith, History and New Directions, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the NE Public Library, 330 7th St. NE.

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